Here’s what you need you to know:
Building an inclusive organization from the ground up is easier than transforming an existing organization to be more inclusive.
Think of it like remodeling the house. The work that needs to be done is foundational, but you already have a fully functioning house built on this foundation.
How are you going to change the foundation without disrupting what’s already happening?
But, there’s no need to panic.
The work of creating an antiracist, diverse, equitable, inclusive workspace IS disruptive but it’s more like when someone interrupts a song that’s playing with a new song that brings joy and aliveness to everyone in the room.
It might seem wrong at first but the energy it creates fuses people together creating a strong community with aligned goals ready to take on the world together.
And when that happens in a business it translates to reduced employee turnover, increased productivity, and widened profit margins.
But let’s be clear: it can’t just be about profit margins. ADEI work is about liberating people and not simply tying them to a greater dollar amount that supports your business revenue. It is about breaking from the dollar and creating spaces in which people > profit always.
Back to our house remodel metaphor.
Shifting the foundation is both doable and 1000% worth it. But, it’s work you’ll likely want to do with a professional.
That said, it’s our opinion that the professional should help you create such a strong foundation that you no longer need them at the end of your work together.
And that’s just how we structure our organizational work with clients.
Organizational Transformation Consulting is for businesses with over 10 employees who are clear that they want to realign their organization with ADEI principles in structure, in practice, and in culture.
This is for organizations ready to move beyond the foundational pieces and move into concrete action with the support of an experienced partner who can build WITH them in a flexible retainer model that leaves you in a place to continue the work without needing a consultant. Our retainer model is designed to help organizations build a customized roadmap of different components of our offerings that will meet your business exactly where it is today in its ADEI journey…and take you where you need to go next.
Our company went through Dynasti Hunt’s Equity Accelerator and it gave us such a strong framework to explore how we can build a better business, that’s inclusive and equitable. We’ve stopped making as many assumptions and we’re starting to ask more questions before we act. The Accelerator is going to have a lasting impact on our company, culture, and product.
Dynasti and her team have a way of helping you bring your own organizational truth out through conversations with them, without you even realizing sometimes that is exactly where they are headed. They are thoughtful about getting to know your team and helping you think about new ways of approaching D.E.I. work that is authentic to you.
Dynasti’s delivery is great. I love how she projects the information to the team. The subject matter is very enlightening and informative and I have had a few aha moments.
Review Our Approach
One thing to note before we talk is our commitment to anti-racist practices with our work. Please review before completing the contact form and we’ll get back to you within 48 business hours.
We’ll start with a short, introductory call to learn more about your organization, needs, and identify where we will be able to support.
Choose Your Path
Once we determine we are a great match for each other, we’ll provide you with 3 tiered approaches to choose from. This work is not “one size fits all” and is tailored to your needs.
Organizations We’ve Worked With
Here is an example of some of the work we’ve done with our clients:
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Assess how you’re doing across multiple areas of ADEI, receive specific recommendations, and a customized roadmap for your journey ahead.
ADEI Focus Groups
Facilitated spaces created to give your team space to share their own personal work journeys as they have experienced it within the organization.
HR, Recruitment, and Talent Equity Reviews
Review your current systems, practices, and policies across Recruitment, Talent, and Human Resources functions to identify inequities that can be addressed for all internal team members.
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ADEI Organizational Strategy
Design your 3- year ADEI strategy in alignment with your organization’s strategic vision and plan.
ADEI Vision, Values, and Guiding Principles
Define your organization’s overall foundation ADEI vision, core values and guiding principles that you’ll build your long-term work upon.
Executive Team + ADEI Council Strategy Alignment
Develop specific strategies and learning roadmaps for your executive teams and ADEI councils while also providing clarity on how to align the work objectives of each team.
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Recruitment and Talent Practices
Develop and redesign your recruitment and talent practices to decrease bias and increase equity, inclusivity, and spaces of belonging while simultaneously attracting a more racially diverse team.
ADEI Strategic Plan Implementation
Provide customized support in implementing specific strategic goals collaborating with your team as identified in strategic planning development process.
ADEI Thought Partnership and Coaching
Provide ongoing strategic thought partnership and coaching across all teams in questions that come up related to ADEI.
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All-Staff ADEI Foundational Training
Engage your entire team in a series of foundational ADEI learning spaces in order to build common shared knowledge and understanding across your organization.
Board Training and Support
Create a customized learning roadmap for your Board to support their ADEI journey, including pre-reading, live or virtual workshops, and facilitated conversations.
Leadership Team + Managers Coaching and Support
Provide coaching to Executive Leadership* and/or People Managers within your team on their inclusive leadership journey and how to implement strategies learned in quarterly trainings.
*We also have individual leader coaching options available for individuals who would like to go a level deeper in their journey to becoming an inclusive leader.